The Waukegan Park District will award five individual $1,000 scholarships for the education of students who live within the boundaries of the Waukegan Park District and will be enrolled at a college, university, or trade school in the fall of 2020. The funds to support this program have been secured through private donations and gifts in the Waukegan Park District’s Memorial Endowment Fund to be reinvested back into the community, thereby paving the way for future leaders in our community.
Applicants must be a:
- resident of the Waukegan Park District
- student in the community attending a college, university, or trade school in fall 2020
- student pursuing a park and recreation related field including but not limited to parks and recreation, business, accounting, public policy, public relations, forestry, horticulture, environmental science, graphic design, occupational safety, exercise sports science, and trades (construction, HVAC, electrician, building maintenance).
The application is available here. For more information, contact Ben at (847) 360-4729 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
2020 Scholarship Recipients
The recipients of the 2020 Waukegan Park District Scholarship are Naya Brown, Kathy Colin, Katherine Flesher, Eduardo Flores, and Amari Patterson.
2019 Scholarship Recipients
The Waukegan Park District was pleased to present Adrian Ayala, Guadalupe Bueno, Luis Steven Garcia Gonzales, Xitlali Ramirez, and Kelvin Trejo with a scholarship to support their academic endeavors. The scholarship recipients are pursuing their dreams driven by a love and passion for our community. The future of our community is in great hands!